Thriving Children Podcast

Helping parents and teachers put the magic back in child development

The Thriving Children Podcast is a show that helps parents and teachers to put the magic back in child development. Host Clare Crew draws upon her experience as an educator and neuro-developmental consultant, to share the core strategies for helping children reach their full potential. Covering all areas of development, learning, special education and parenting, this podcast informs as well as inspires, creating positive change in young lives.

In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare chats with Jennifer Lehr, author of the book ParentSpeak.


What is parent speak? What damage is it doing to our children? And what are some alternatives? This is a life changing conversation that will have you thinking differently about the way you talk to children.


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In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare offers motor play (movement) ideas for the first year of life. 

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In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare chats with Australian Parenting Expert, Justin Coulson.


Their conversation centres around how to connect with our children, where people typically get stuck and how to create positive change in this area. It’s an inspiring and practical conversation that parents, as well as educators, will benefit from.


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In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare delves into a list of ten resources that she feels every setting for children aged 3-5 years needs. This list is also a helpful guide when deciding what resources to select for an early years classroom or even your home.

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In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare chats with previous guests, Nat Smith and Anna Meadows.

They share their dreams for children, describing how they’d use three wishes (granted by a genie) to create positive change within the education system, within families and for our youngest citizens. ​


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